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Watch Halcyon Drive Extend Escapism Theme in 'The Birds' Visual


Melbourne electro-rock trio Halcyon Drive have partnered their latest track, "The Birds", with a slick, late-night-set video, exclusively premiering today via Rolling Stone Australia.

The track's lyrical ambiguity ("I'll be leaving now") and occasional scene-switching diversions ("I'm sleeping at my desk") is matched by the accompanying clip, which features vignettes of different passengers' brief encounters with their chauffeur. Covering the complete spectrum of society, the characters are all on their own escapist journey through the neon night, unified only by the need to be "anywhere but here."

"The Birds" is the first taste from Halcyon Drive's upcoming debut LP, due 2018. The band are set to preview track's from the forthcoming album at a series of single launch shows, starting Thursday, September 21st in Sydney, and running through October.

Halcyon Drive 'The Birds' Tour
Thursday, September 21st: Marly Bar, Sydney
Saturday, October 7th: Yah Yah's, Melbourne
Thursday, October 12th: The Front Gallery, Canberra
Friday, October 13th: Record Crate, Sydney
Saturday, October 14th: Rad Bar, Wollongong
Friday, October 27th: Black Bear Lodge, Brisbane
Saturday, October 28th: SolBar, Maroochydore
Sunday, October 29th: Broadbeach Tavern, Gold Coast


Topics: Halcyon Drive


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